ancient city-state in the NE Peloponnesus: it dominated the Peloponnesus from the 7th cent. until the rise of Sparta
A city of ancient Greece in the northeast Peloponnesus on an inlet of the Aegean Sea. Inhabited from the early Bronze Age, it was one of the most powerful cities of ancient Greece until the rise of Sparta.
From Ancient Greek Ἄργος (Argos).